Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
HBIO 400L - Gastrocnemius Reflex
Terms in this set (20)
______ ____ _____ consists of the brain and the spinal cord.
Central Nervous System (CNS)
A _____ is a rapid involuntary response to a stimulus that has a specific pattern and occurs without direction from the cerebrum.
A reflex is a response to a perturbing stimulus that acts to return the body to _________.
Reflexes require a minimum of _____ ____.
The two neurons needed for a reflex are a ____ neuron for _____ and a ____ neuron for ______.
The ______ neuron detects the stimuli and send signal towards the _____.
This neuron transmits impulses to the central nervous system.
This neuron transmits impulses peripherally.
A typical ______ _____ ____ consists of a receptor organ, an afferent neuron, and an efferent neuron, and an effector muscle.
monosynaptic reflex arc
______ _____ are special type of muscle reflex which protect the muscle against increase in length which may tear or damage muscle fibers.
Knee-Jerk Reflex does not depend on the activation of ____ _____ _____.
Upper Motor Neurons
_____ ____ ____ is an example of a monosynaptic stretch reflex.
The ________ ______ aids in maintaining balance when leaning too far forward during standing, walking, or running.
Endurance athletes tend to have _____ reflexes than sprinter athletes.
A reflex which stops functioning or functions abnormally may indicate that a particular _____ _____ in the body has been damaged.
The knee-jerk reflex tests spinal nerves exiting lumber vertebrae ____, ___, and ____.
L2, L3, L4
The gastrocnemius reflex test spinal nerves exiting sacral vertebrae ____ and ____.
S1 and S2
This term describes individuals who have diminished reflex response.
Hyporeflexia of the gastrocnemius reflex can be linked to __________.
Exaggerated reflexes called _________ may indicate damage to the CNS motor tracts from brain to spinal cord.
Sets with similar terms
Chapter 13 Physio
From Lab #10
A&P Practical: Exercise 17 and 20
Other sets by this creator
Chapter 13: Carbohydrates
Exam 4: IUPAC Naming
Exam 4: Functional Group Identification